The World Bank Group is a non-governmental organization that aims to eliminate world poverty. Made up of 188 member countries, the World Bank Group provides financial assistance to developing countries through low-interest loans, interest-free credits, and grants. Its site contains both data and research regarding development in various countries as well as a learning center with multimedia, blogs, and publications covering poverty reduction strategies and history. Additional news articles, publications, and information about the organization's past and current operations are also available on this site.